Incidents — Fell Runner

Stony Tarn, Eskdale – Sun 28th Sep 2014 – Callout 50 in 2014

We were contacted by Police about a fell runner who had injured his leg on the Wasdale Triathlon, near Stony Tarn in Eskdale. A team doctor assessed the runner’s injury before it was splinted, then he was taken by stretcher down to Boot in Eskdale where we handed over to the Ambulance.

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Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Sat 2nd Aug 2014 – Callout 32 in 2014

The team was called out to assist a male fell runner who had taken a considerable fall near to Greta Gill on the Corridor Route. He had fallen around 20 meters and suffered significant injuries. The team mobilised the help from the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team along with an RAF Sea King from …

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Eskdale – Thu 17th May 2012 – Alert

The team was contacted by the police about an overdue fell runner whose last known position had been in the Eskdale area. Whilst enquiries were being made they turned up safe and well.

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